Mary Lou Strunk, age 91, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Iola, Kansas. She was born January 17, 1927, in Hamilton, Kansas, to George and Ethel (Hughes) Noble.
She attended school at Leon, Kansas. Mary Lou was united in marriage to Dillon Strunk on October 27, 1945, in Iola. She resided in Iola with her husband, Dillon, for most of their 57 years of marriage. She worked in various jobs including an aircraft plant in Wichita.
She loved going to the lake and river, and camping with family and friends. Some of her fondest memories were visiting with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She loved being outdoors and doing yard work.
Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Ted Noble; sisters, Phyllis Beck, Norma Parker, Nancy Switzer; grandson, Martin Omer Strunk; and great-grandson, Cole Michael Creason.
Mary Lou is survived by daughters, Janice and husband, Harold Creason, Bonner Springs, Mickey and husband, Don Rutledge, Iola; sons, David and wife, Annette Strunk, Mooreland, Oklahoma, Danny and wife, Theresa Strunk, Iola; grandchildren, Shane and wife, Jill Creason, Shawnee, Randy and wife, Shannon Creason, Bonner Springs, Kim and husband, Karlton Buisch, Shawnee, Jeff and wife, Jen Stalnaker, Leawood, Jaci and husband, Jared Warner, Iola, Nicholas and wife, Lacey Strunk, Mooreland, Oklahoma, JaCoby and wife, Chelsea Strunk, Woodward, Oklahoma, Craig Strunk and Cory Strunk, Iola; 19 great-grandchildren; and sister, Donna and husband, Jim Rourk, Iola.
A memorial service honoring Mary Lou’s life will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Iola. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date in the Gas Cemetery, Gas, Kansas.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, and left at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Iola, Kansas.
Condolences for the family may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.